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Historical Society talks “In Flew Enza”

On July 11, residents are invited to join the Historical Society on the Smith-Cadbury patio for iced tea, lemonade and a deeper understanding of New Jersey’s role in World War 1.

The Historical Society of Moorestown’s will host “In Flew Enza: The 1918 Flu Epidemic in Philadelphia and New Jersey” on July 11 at 7:30 p.m. at Smith-Cadbury Mansion located at 12 High Street in Moorestown.

One of the most devastating flu epidemics in American history came on the heels of one of the deadliest wars. Mickey DiCamillo, president of the Historical Society of Moorestown and processing archivist at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, will explain how this epidemic spiraled out of control and how people in this region reacted to its horrors.

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Join the Historical Society on the Smith-Cadbury patio for iced tea, lemonade, and other summer treats. Then, deepen your understanding of New Jersey’s role in World War 1 with an outdoor twilight talk from one of our area’s experts.

Admission is $5, and tickets must be purchased in advance. Seating is limited, so purchase your tickets today! To RSVP, please email Mickey DiCamillo at mdicam@hotmail.com. To purchase tickets, go to the events page of the Historical Society at http://moorestownhistory.org.

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